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Sep 27, 2012 7:30am EDT
as the matter is very important to them. later he visited the city hall and met with the mayor to seek his cooperation. he is firmly oppose to the government's proposal. local residents also have mixed feelings. >> i understand there must be a site some where. i can't completely agree with this. >> each of japan's 47 prefectures is responsible for disposing some radioactive ash and mud with cessium levels of 8,000 becerels per kilogram. aw nasa pieced together more than 2,000 separate exposures of a small patch of the universe. the resulting image accurately captures 5,500 galaxies that are difficult to observe from earth0 >> a faers battle going on in the industry to hire well qualified programmers. in the contest, the participants are asked to write programs that automatically solve the puzzle by rearranging dice. all of the problems are designed specifically to test their skills to write gaming programs. other contestants have to come up with idea to solve the problems and put them into numbers and sim bymbols to makem work. they have two hours to solve five problems. speed is a big fac
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in syria are doing what they can to hp the wound aftern attack in the city of aleppo. at least three powerful explosions ripped through the center of the commercial capital. they killed more than 30 people. state run tv reports explosions occurred near an officer's club in the northern city. opposition forces are claiming responsibility. they say they used the car bombings to target officers and militias loyal to president bashar al assad. the free syrian army renewed its offensive last week in an effort to win control of aleppo. government forces responded with air strikes. a free syrian army said they mobilized 30,000 troops and 2,000 tanks for the battle. rebel fighters plan to carry out more simultaneous bombing attacks on the military. >>> plummeting value of iran's currency has triggered rare street clashes in the capital tehran. the protests jai alai growing public frustration with the government. scores of protesters clashed with riot police in the city's main bazaar on wednesday. they demanded the government stop the rial's plunge. it lost 70% of the value in the last year s
Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm PDT
that japan is infringing on other nations' sovereign city, ignoring history and international law. chinese foreign minister didn't show up for the speech. he's scheduled to speak at the u.n. on friday. he is expected to reiterate chinese claims and pressure japanese leaders into accepting that a territorial issue exists between them. south korean foreign minister didn't show up either. he has rejected japan's proposal to bring the dispute to the international court of justice. south korean officials believe that no dispute exists over those islands since they control them. >>> hundreds of chinese have protested in front of the u.n. headquarters angry about china's nationalization of the senkaku islands. the protesters gathered ahead of noda's speech. >> we want to get the information to all the leaders in the united nations let them know, the island belong to china. >> the demonstrators waved chinese flags and signs demanding that japan leave the islands. >>> mahmud ahmendinejad criticized israel for posing a constant threat to his country. he told the general assembly the major powers are
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
has been transported to hospital in the city. at first he closes himself off to the japanese, but tender care from a japanese nurse has his resolve. eventually the two fall in love. the idea for the musical was hatched after a russian gold coin that is more than 100 years old was discovered. the coin was found on the grounds of a hospital where russian prisoners of war were treated. engraved on the coin are the names of a japanese woman and a russian man. research proved these people existed. the woman was a japanese nurse. the man a soldier from russia. the coin appears to be a piece of love between the two. the japanese set of prisoner of war camps during the war. some inmates were free to sickle in the city and bathe in local hot springs because of the locals kind treatment, the prisoners flourished. the actor who plays nicolai visits a russian cemetery before sitting out for moscow. >> translator: the people who are resting here wanted to return to their homeland but could not. they must have felt very sad. i came here to tell them that we would help fulfill their yearnin
Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm PDT
of the inland city of chongqing. he was expected to join the party's top brass this year, but a series of incidents led to his downfall. his former aide temporarily pled to the u.s. consulate in february. officials cited bo for violating party discipline. they suspended him from the post he held in the political bureau. then in july, police charged bo's wife gu kailai and her aide with murdering british businessman neil haywood. a chinese court handed her a suspended death sentence in august. bo's abuse of power allegation is tied to the role he played in the haywood case. >>> making a decision on bo's future frees up chinese leaders to focus on their transition of power. delegates from across the country will convene in beijing to attend november's congress. the meeting happens every five years. delegates to the 18th congress of the chinese communist party are expected to approve new policies. they will also appoint the next generation of party leaders. vice president xi jinping is slated to succeed hu jintao and assume the top post of general secretary of the communist party. analyst
Sep 26, 2012 7:30am EDT
to their deaths when a kaecable on a rai car snapped. the mine is in a city inland province. the country's state run television said 14 other workers were injured. the pit is 700 meters deep. the workers were returning to the surface when the accident happened. they were 80 meters below ground when the steel car pulling their cart suddenly broke. the cart were overloaded. police are investigating the mine's safety procedures as part of their investigation. >>> ban ki-moon, opened the u.n. meeting. he sounded the alarm about what he called the direction of the human family. >> my action agenda highlights five objectives. sustainable development, a secure world, helping transition, and empowering women and youth. ban expressed his concern about the civil war in syria and shared frustrations about the widening gap between rich and poor in countries around the world. ban called on world leaders to, create policies that improve lives. he said people want to see results now not in the distant future. >>> u.s. president barack obama challenged world leaders to stand up against violence against american
Oct 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
in 1904. a russian soldier has an eye injury. he has been transported to a hospital in the city. at first he closes himself off off to the japanese. but tender care from a japanese nurse, makes his resolve. >>> eventually the two fall in love. the idea for the musical was catched after a russian gold coin that is more than 100 years old was discovered in the prefecture. the coin was found on the grounds of the hospital. where russian prisoners of war were engraved on the coin the initials of a japanese woman, and a russian man. research proves these people existed. the woman was a japanese nurse. the man, a soldier from rush yeah. the coin appears to be a pledge of love between the two. and the japanese did set up prisoner of war camps in the region during the russian/japanese war. some inmates were freed to cycle to the city and bathe in the local hot springs. because of the local kind treatment, the prisoners flourished. the actor, who plays him, viz ets -- visits a russian cemetery before heading out to moscow. >> the people who are resting here, wanted to return to their homeland. but
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
launched campaign to boycott japanese products and destroy japanese cars parked on city streets. >>> vietnam and other southeast asian economies are in line to benefit from the tensions. >> reporter: members of the commerce and industry have visited capital this week. the group is headed by the chairman. they have meetings with vietnam's minister of industry and trade and the representative of the chairman of commerce. the goal is to expand their business in the country. following the recent japan protest he's growing anxious about china. employees with their own business were to remain inside their hotel. >> translator: i cannot easily dispel my risks about operating in china. it made me think we should start considering moving our business somewhere else. >> reporter: vietnam has been trying to end foreign problems. the timing couldn't be better for vietnam. >> translator: the people have positive feelings about japan. they are facing problems but we don't have to worry. in that sense there's no mental stress. >> reporter: east asian countries look impressive. >>> spanish lead
Sep 25, 2012 7:00pm PDT
's determination is borne from last year's disaster. working at the city's mourrgue after the tsunami, he witnessed the tragic toll on human lives. >> the victims looked like they were desperately trying to keep their heads above water, but then were hit by wood and other debris floating below the surface. they suffered bone fractures in their legs and spines. it was really terrible. >> reporter: dr. takahashi set himself a final mission. he resolved to devote the rest of his life to caring for people in the disaster area. >> translator: even though i am in the last stage of cancer, i will still be here tomorrow. that's why i can help patients. >> reporter: keeping the clinic going is part of that mission. last month, he began looking for someone to take his place. this doctor responded to his recruitment notice. she has a private practice near tokyo. >> translator: i wanted to help him because i thought his situation is so desperate, but i feel bad because i can't be here full time. i will do what i can. >> reporter: she has her own patients to look after and has been here only two times. no other
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
,000 live in the largest city dubai and they shep daily commodities home across the parisian golf and many are going to banks to exchange the reals for dollars and some money changers have stopped accepting the currency. one trader says he will have to stop exporting to iran. a spokesperson for the iranian chamber of commerce says businesses in dubai with getting one third of previous prices. >> they are not getting any money out of iran for the goods that they are sending. they stop sending goods. therefore they have to reduce their businesses. >> he says the real's continued fall seems inevitable. >>> japan may not expand a currency swap agreement with south korea as tension mounts between the two countries. that's if south korea does not make a request. the deadline for deciding on an extension comes at the end of this month. an official of japan's finance ministry said at this point no requests for the extension of the currency arrangement has come from south korea. the two nations raised the amount from $13 billion to 70 billion last october. the deal was set to prevent a decline in s
Sep 28, 2012 7:30am EDT
by a majority vote in the assembly while permanent security council members have veto power. vatican city is the only u.n. observer state. if the palestinians receive observer status, state status, rather. that they might be able to join u.n. agencies including international criminal court. nhk's correspondent in new york says the palestinians hope such support from the international community will put pressure on israel to resume peace negotiations. >>> united nations official says the refugee crisis in syria may be even worse than expected. >>> the continuity of the open border policy and generosity given by host communities, that offer stretched limited resources to continue receiving refugees is important. it's national solidarity to help them cope. it is really crucial. >>> almost 300,000 syrians have crossed the border into turkey, lebanon and other countries. two to three thousand more leave every day. u.n. agencies are distributing food at refugee camps and trying to prevent outbreaks. >>> spain released its austerity budget plan for next year. it pro poposed a reduction thro spen
Oct 3, 2012 7:30am EDT
iranian businesses trade through the united arab emirates. 400,000 iranians live in its largest city, dubai. they ship daily commodities home across the persian gulf. many are going to banks to exchange rials for dollars but some money exchanges in dubai stopped accepting the currency. one trader said he'll have to stop exporting to iran. a spokesperson for the iranian chamber of commerce says businesses in dubai are getting one-third of previous prices. >> they are not getting any money out of iran for the goods they are sending. they stopped sending goods. therefore, they have to reduce their businesses. >> he said the rial's continued fault seems inevitable. >>> a senkaku islands dispute. one of the newspaper's columnists suggested that china, rather than japan, has best claim over the islands in the east china sea. the rebuttal was issued by kawamura, deputy chief of mission at the consulate general in new york. he submitted a comment to the online edition of "the new york times" on tuesday. he says the senkaku islands are an inherent part of japan's territory in light of histori
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